Journal article, Research

Jun 23 2022

Breastfeeding Interpersonal Communication, Mobile Phone Support, and Mass Media Messaging Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 and 24 Weeks Among Clients of Private Health Facilities in Lagos, Nigeria (Flax, V. Journal of Nutrition)

A breastfeeding promotion intervention in private facilities in Lagos, which included training for healthcare providers, increased the percentage of exclusively breastfed infants but had no impact on early initiation of breastfeeding.

Booklet, Guide

Jan 08 2020

IYCF Practical Skills Orientation - Facilitators' Manual

The IYCF Practical Skills Orientation Facilitators' Manual is suitable for health staff including birth attendants, ANC providers, facility In-Charges and service providers who are in contact with pregnant women, mothers in delivery rooms and their newborn infants, mothers of children 0-6 months

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Results of an intervention to improve optimal breastfeeding practices in Boucle du Mouhoun

Alive & Thrive (A&T) conducted an impact evaluation to test an integrated package of interventions to improve breastfeeding practices in the Boucle du Mouhoun region from 2015 to 2017.

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso: Scaling up breastfeeding

Alive & Thrive (A&T) supported the government of Burkina Faso in the implementation of the National Scale Up Plan for the promotion of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices with a focus on early initiation of breastfeeding (within the hour after birth) and exclusive breastfeedin

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso: Systems strengthening for improved infant and young child feeding

A&T, in partnership with the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) in 12 regions and Entraide Universitaire Mondiale du Canada (EUMC) in Boucle du Mouhoun, implemented the interpersonal communication component (IPC) through capacity building (training and supportive supervision) of h

Brief

Jan 01 2018

What works in infant and young child feeding (IYCF): Strengthening operational program elements to deliver IYCF at scale in India

The brief highlights key factors to scale up IYCF with impact based on a review of lessons learned from the A&T initiative and other successful global nutrition programs.

 
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